IFT International Food Nanoscience Conference

Friday, July 12
7:00 a.m. Onsite Registration Opens
1:00 p.m. Welcome Moderator Remarks
Jozef Kokini - Univ. of Illinois
1:05 p.m. Nanotechnology Applications and Developments in Non-Food Sectors
John DiLoreto - NanoReg
2:15 p.m. Current and Emerging Nanotechnology Applications for the Global Food System
Frans Kampers - Wageningen Univ. and Research Centre
Rickey Yada - Univ. of Guelph
3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Activities and Perspectives Outside the United States
Speaker TBD
5:00 p.m. Conference Reception and Finalist Judging of Poster Presentations
Saturday, July 13
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Onsite Registration Opens
7:55 a.m. Moderator Remarks
Speaker TBD
8:00 a.m. UVC Shows Potential for Improving the Quality and Safety of Liquid Dairy Products
Gail Barnes - personify LLC
8:20 a.m. 'Greener' Biomimetic Synthesis of Nanomaterials using Anti-oxidants from Plants and Microwaves
Rajender Varma - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
9:00 a.m. Nanotechnology Applications for the Food Sector: Implications for Consumer Safety and Regulatory Controls
Michael Adams - U.S. Food and Drug Administration
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.

The NanoRelease Project: Addressing the Challenge of Measuring What Remains as "Added Nano" in Food When Eaten

10:30 – 10:35 a.m.
Introduction – Project Charge, Who is Participating, What Are the Products
Richard Canady - ILSI Research Foundation

10:35 – 10:50 a.m.
Context for Measuring Nanoparticles Relative to Uptake: What Do We Know and Need to Know, and Why is It Difficult to Figure Out What to Measure? (SOS and TG5)
Steve Roberts - Univ. of Florida

10:50 – 11:05 a.m.
What Material Characteristics Should We Pay Attention to Understand What Remains Nano-Particulate in Alimentary Tract from Food That is On the Market Now? (TG1)
Rickey Yada - Univ. of Guelph

11:05 – 11:20 a.m.
What Do We Need to Know About the Alimentary Tract to Understand Nano Particulate Uptake Likelihood? (TG2 and 3)
Susann Bellman - TNO

11:20 – 11:45 a.m.
What Methods Can We Use to Understand the Fate of Nanoparticles In the Gut? (TG4)
Tim Duncan - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion with Audience Participation

12:00 p.m. How do We all Speak the Same Language? The NanoCharacter Initiative
Richard Canady - ILSI Research Foundation
12:20 p.m. Lunch Break
12:45 p.m. Bioavailability of Nano-Delivered Alpha-Tocopherol
Susann Bellman - TNO
1:15 p.m. The Application of a Dynamic In Vitro Gastrointestinal Model to Study the Behavior of Nanosized Layered Double Hyrdoxides (LDH)
Lacey Simon - Lousiana State University
1:45 p.m. Applications of Nanoscience in Food Contact Materials Potential Benefits and Risks
Timothy Duncan - U.S. Food and Drug Administration
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Current and Emerging Applications in Food Safety
Frans Kampers - Wageningen University and Research Centre
3:30 p.m. Consumer Perceptions, Education, Risk Communication
Mitchell Cheeseman - Steptoe & Johnson LLP
4:45 p.m. Closing Moderator Remarks

Please note that the schedule, including speakers, topics, and times, are subject to change.